Dhvajaroha, Dhvajāroha, Dhvaja-aroha: 4 definitions


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[«previous next»] — Dhvajaroha in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Dhvajāroha (ध्वजारोह).—a kind of ornament on a flag; काञ्चना मणिचित्राङ्गा ज्वलन्त इव पावकाः । अर्चिष्मन्तो व्यरोचन्त ध्वजारोहा सहस्रशः (kāñcanā maṇicitrāṅgā jvalanta iva pāvakāḥ | arciṣmanto vyarocanta dhvajārohā sahasraśaḥ) || Mahābhārata (Bombay) 6.16.12. (v. l.).

Derivable forms: dhvajārohaḥ (ध्वजारोहः).

Dhvajāroha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dhvaja and āroha (आरोह).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Dhvajāroha (ध्वजारोह):—[from dhvaja > dhvañj] m. a kind of ornament on a f°, [Mahābhārata vi, 619] ([wrong reading] gajār [Bombay edition])

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Dhvajaroha in German

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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